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Trump issues order on Columbia and Snake River dams. He wants fewer regulations – Tri-City Herald

Tri-City HeraldTrump issues order on Columbia and Snake River dams. He wants fewer regulationsTri-City HeraldPresident Trump on Friday ordered the removal of what he called “unnecessary” regulatory burdens on Columbia and Snake River hydropower dams. He signed a presidential memorandum requiring that a new environmental study on management of the …Floating ideas to save orcasLewiston Morning TribuneTask force considers breaching dams to save endangered orcasKitsap Sunall 67 news articles »

China’s State Power in talks for Brazil hydro, thermal plants – source – euronews

Investing.com UKChina’s State Power in talks for Brazil hydro, thermal plants – sourceeuronewsBy Tatiana Bautzer. SAO PAULO (Reuters) – China’s State Power Investment Corporation is in talks to acquire two additional hydroelectric dams and two thermal plants in Brazil, a person with knowledge of the matter said Thursday. One of the …UPDATE 1-China’s State Power in talks for Brazil hydro, thermal …Reutersall 5 news articles »

Mainers dig in for a big fight over CMP’s hydro project – Bangor Daily News

Bangor Daily NewsMainers dig in for a big fight over CMP’s hydro projectBangor Daily NewsThe debate about whether Central Maine Power should be able to pipe hydroelectricity from Canada to Massachusetts through a new 145-mile transmission line corridor in western Maine boiled over this week as opponents and proponents argued about …In concession to critics, CMP says it would run power line under scenic Kennebec GorgePress Heraldall 72 news articles »

Congress Passes Hydropower Development Provisions in AWIA Bill – Lexology

Congress Passes Hydropower Development Provisions in AWIA BillLexologyOn October 10, 2018, the U.S. Senate passed S. 3021, the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 (“AWIA”), which contains several hydropower provisions that seek to amend the Federal Power Act (“FPA”) to promote hydropower development. … This …

JSW Energy’s Himachal hydro plants unaffected by recent heavy rains – Business Standard

Business StandardJSW Energy’s Himachal hydro plants unaffected by recent heavy rainsBusiness StandardThe recent heavy rains in Himachal Pradesh and an abnormal rise in the Satluj river’s silt levels — forcing the temporary closure of major hydro projects — has, however, not affected operations at both of JSW Energy’s hydro plants in the state …and more »

Sajjan Jindal keen to buy out stressed hydroelectric plants – Livemint

LivemintSajjan Jindal keen to buy out stressed hydroelectric plantsLivemintSajjan Jindal’s JSW Energy plans to expand its portfolio in the hydroelectric power space by buying projects that are stymied by the lack of quality and large-scale projects of this kind that are up for sale. At a recent meeting with journalists at its …and more »

Dearth of pvt players in hydropower sector: JSW – The Tribune

The TribuneDearth of pvt players in hydropower sector: JSWThe TribuneThe hydropower sector is going through stress.” Mahendra said work would soon be started again on the 240-MW Kuther hydel project in Chamba district. He said the hydro policy of the state and the Centre made the project viable. “The banking sector is …

Federal hydropower bill headed to president – Coalfield.com

Federal hydropower bill headed to presidentCoalfield.comThe U.S. Senate has passed Ninth District U.S. Rep. Morgan Griffith’s bill aimed at promoting hydroelectric energy projects. Griffith, R-Salem, announced Oct. 10 that the Senate approved the Promoting Closed-Loop Pumped Storage Hydropower Act.

Renewable Energy Will Grow Massively Across The Globe by 2023, Says IEA Report – Popular Mechanics

Popular MechanicsRenewable Energy Will Grow Massively Across The Globe by 2023, Says IEA ReportPopular MechanicsChina’s massive Baihetan hydropower station will also make it a leader in hydroelectric power. Within the next 5 years, the IEA expects China to account for “37% of global bioenergy” in terms of electrical demands. The report has a special focus on …IEA: Turkey’s renewables to jump 14 GW by 2023Daily SabahChina takes lead as the world prepares to install more than 1 trillion watts of clean, renewable energy by 2023International Business Times, India Editionall 175 news articles »

Spanish hydropower availability falls to 42.1% – Montel

Spanish hydropower availability falls to 42.1%Montel(Montel) Spain’s total hydropower availability dropped 1.2 percentage points week on week to 42.1% (9.8 TWh) of capacity, official data showed on Tuesday. Hydropower availability in GWh remains significantly higher than the 27.7% figure seen a year ago …

Maine regulators invite more public comment on CMP hydro project – Bangor Daily News

Bangor Daily NewsMaine regulators invite more public comment on CMP hydro projectBangor Daily NewsThe Maine Public Utilities Commission will hold the last of three hearings to let the public comment on Central Maine Power Co.’s proposed hydropower project. The meeting will be held Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the PUC’s office in Hallowell at 5 p.m. …

Hydropower Revenues Should Support Locks And Dams – The Waterways Journal

Hydropower Revenues Should Support Locks And DamsThe Waterways JournalUtilities and their customers, including towns and cities, are just one of many interests—including recreational users—that have traditionally enjoyed the benefits of hydropower from locks and dams while not contributing to their construction and …